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the real refs back on the field for tonight's game in baltimore. so huge news there. it's news that broke very late last night right around midnight. and n.f.l. 's commissioner roger goodell released a statement shortly afterwards that says this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating player. the teams, players and fans deserve consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on the field and i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. now this statement, this agreement comes after two full days of face-to-face talks thanks to that terrible call during monday night football. that got the two sides back to the negotiating table. and just hours before an agreement was reached, terry mccauley, a real n.f.l. referee said this on our newscast about one of the big sticking points in the negotiations: pengs. >> yes, the economy has changed. things have changed but very to remember one thing. the n.f.l. is not like ca
on the board. second quarter, a touchdown pass. baltimore stayed ahead. close in the the browns a second chance at a hall mary -- hail mary. incomplete. ravens win 23-16. here is kristin fisher with more reaction to the refs coming back. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. leapt me ask you this. when is the last time that you saw referees getting a standing ovation? most times they're booed or heckled but not last night. check out the reception they received in baltimore just before kickoff. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: look at that. a standing ovation for the referees. that may be the first time in the history of football. throughout the game people held up signs. my favorite said "finally we get to yell at the real refs. welcome back." these guys really got the rock star treatment last night. this all happened less than 24 hours after an agreement was reached between the n.f.l. and the referee union. after nearly a year of negotiations, the two sides finally reached a compromise on pensions, salaries. fans were ecstatic. coaches we leaved. no one was happier about the return of t
on the field for goodness sake. guess what? they start tonight in baltimore. kristin fisher is live at fed ex field with a look at how the skins might look ahead to maybe some better refereeing. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: that's right. good morning, mike. the next time the redskins play here at fed ex field, the real refs should be back officiating the game. this agreement is only temporary, not quite a done deal just yet. it still needs to be ratified by the union but it's enough to get the real refs back on the field officiating tonight's game with the ravens in baltimore. so huge news. and it broke right after midnight. n.f.l. commissioner roger goodell released a statement saying, quote, this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve the consistency and quality in officiating. we look forward to having the finest officials in the sport back on the field. i want to give a special thanks to the n.f.l. fans for their passion. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. this
the baltimore ravens and cleveland browns take the field tonight the nfl's regular officiating crews will be calling the game. at the stroke of midnight the league and referees ended a three month lockout of the officials. the deal was struck after two days of marathon negotiations and controversial call to the end of monday night's game. after a series of miscalls, run ins with coaches and players, and on field confusion, the nfl referees are heading to the sideline. the league and officials union agreed on a tentative eight year contract that will put the normal officiating crews back on field. goodell said we look forward to having the finest officials in sports back on field. now it's time to put the focus back on the teams and players where it belongs. >> green bay will have a hard time. >> the two sides got serious about the negotiations after monday night's game between the packers and seahawks, a blown call on the last play of the game cost green bay the victory. under the new deal the average pay for the league's refs will rise from $149,000 a year in 2011 to $173,000 next y
the brewers 12-2. keep it up, guys. >>> up in baltimore, the orioles mad a double -- had a double hitter with the blue jays. os lose 9-5 and they won the early game 4-1. baltimore is now a game and a half back of new york in the al east with eight games to go. >>> time 6:26. still ahead, a big group is throwing its support behind maryland's dreement act-- >> dream act. >> getting pinched by bank fees? most of us are. how to avoid the worst of them. >> on the inbound side of route 50, you've got delays as you head through cheverly because of the early yes accident on the bw -- earlier accident on the bw parkway. southbound 270 not much better. delays continue toward 121. i'll be back with more coming up in a few minutes. you're watching 9news now. ♪ [ ma aouer tseho oko elodanmi thheimesofras, eyreotartoin stouinednt a srthe. sts w bk 0 ar fr t sd t son mp tnggont evy ak eryit gein te. thsileras res omelgg. stt mp. arrit. >>> welcome back. 6:29. this is always the place you can get your weather first. a live shoft the district of column -- shot of the district of columbia. it's in the
4:00 this morning to get the game double. baltimore, an rbi single. the os would tack on another run and everybody said finally. 4-2 in 18 innings. the game went nearly six hours but the os are tied for first place with the yankees. >> the nhl is in its fourth lockout day. the capitals biggest star is making other plans for the season. alexander ovechkin has reportedly sign add deal to play with dynamo moscow in russia. the russian newspaper quoted ovechkin saying he believes the lockout will erase the entire season. hope he's wrong on that. >>> the man who turned football into film has died. steve sabol died tuesday of brain cancer. he was 69. he began working with his father on n.f.l. films in 1964 and together they shot thousands of hours of footage and they helped revolutionize sports broadcasting. pioneering techniques like slow motion replays and miking up players and coaches. >> they also did some of the first steady cam work in sports. >> beautiful job. >>> still ahead, the request for a date that now has a federal helicopter pilot grounded. >> a cross-country flight for a sp
into baltimore county as well. back toward thurmont, you still have some rain, even hagueerstown but the heavy stuff is well east of you, east of route 15. temperatures are running into the 60s everywhere except for garrett county which is in the middle 50s at 55. easton is 68. culpeper down to 61, one of our cooler spots. gaithersburg at 63. bowie a much milder morning over there than it has been the last few mornings with the temperature there running about 65. outside on our michael & son weather camera, quiet in northwest d.c. we're looking toward virginia toward the west, southwest right now. 69 degrees with mostly cloudy skies. no wind to speak of and the humidity at 81%. one thing i want to point out, there's a boundary here. you can see it from southern new england snaking back toward the mississippi valley. a little twist in the clouds coming through southern indiana and kentucky. that will lift the boundary north so i think much of today is dry. as this gets closer, that's what's going to enhance the shower or thunderstorm chance late this afternoon into the evening hours. that's why
over an hour ago. baltimore scored two runs in the top of the 18th inning. and went on to beat seattle 4- 2. >> that victory puts the or equals back into a first place -- orioles back into a first place tie with the yankees. >>> good morning, everybody. the nationals got an unexpected day off yesterday. their series opener against the dodgers was postponed because of rain. the two sides will play a doubleheader today starting at 4:05. the nats can clinch a playoff spot by sweeping today's game as the mlb season heads into the final two weeks. now time to start looking at the post-season honors. davey johnson has proven he deserves to be manager of the year since taking over june of last year, he's turned this ball club into one of the league's best. >> i think he does a great job at trusting us and, you know, puts us out there and doesn't second-guess us. he's going to be our biggest -- he'll back us up and trust us to do what we do. i think that's one of the reasons why we've been so successful. >> the word cy young award has been thrown around with gio gonzalez. 19 wins, 96 strikeout
now as you head to the beltway or 270 or 95 from baltimore. no problems on the beltway itself outer loop from college park all the way across to bethesda you will be fine and all of the major corridors headed there as well. south on 270. at least right now at route 109 it's absolutely fine. this time to the maps to southern maryland. route 5, route 4, route 301 and 210 headed for the beltway is fine. no problems arnold andrews air force base and northbound 95 in springfield just bunching up a bit here at the beltway. i'll be back with more coming up. >>> millions placed orders for the iphone 5 last week and today you can start ordering the latest iphones in apple stores. >> who knew? those in need are lining up to get it. not just the people buying, the people selling services to go with the iphone. kristin fisher is live this morning at the big apple store in clinton. good morning kristin. >> reporter: this line is already almost 100 people deep. and the line at the apple store in georgetown almost as long. just massive amount of crowds. only at 5:00 in the morning. and i got to t
storm. in baltimore, andrea mccarren, 9news now. >>> three students of ballou high school in southeast d.c. had to be hospitalized monday after eat something apples that were brought in by their teacher. a hazardous terse iew -- materials unit tested the air and the apples and found nothing out of the ordinary. the remaining apples were taken in for further testing. >>> a student hit by a police car friday night is now listed in fair condition at suburban hospital. police say 15-year-old jana richards was hit when she stepped on to the road between two police cars. they were responding to a fight that broke out after the football game there. an officer has since been placed on administrative leave. >>> national zoo officials say the six day old panda cub which died had abnormalities on its liver and fluid in its abdomen, but the exact cause of death remains unknown. >> officials say they believe the cub was female although at this point they're not a hundred percent on that. they should know within the next two weeks. matt jablow has more on a eemotional week there. >> reporter: one day
of baltimore in perryville and own a casino in charles town, west virginia just across the maryland boarder. we call that skinning the game. >> spend the money now and save money later. >> a lot of money around. terrible. thanks, jess. >>> a new drug intended to help fight obesity is available now. >> we're back in two minutes with more on that story. plus, your weather first. we've got a cooldown coming your way. >>> good morning. welcome back to nine fine now. 4:45. we're mid week. i was out driving, not sensible because i shouldn't have been out but the dogs didn't have any food. fire coming from an electric transformer. i was like oh, my goodness. this was something else yesterday. >> it was a little too exciting for a lot of people. i was impressed with the amount of leaves being blown around by the winds before the main line of storms came in yesterday. yeah, very windy day. we had some damage. we don't want to make light of that but overall the damage was not that widespread. i think that's a fortunate thing. here's a look at our bus stop forecast this morning. i'm recommending a jacket
in on 95, no issues at route 216 as you head between baltimore and our beltway. things are fine on this stretch as well. back over to the maps. no problems to report if you're traveling in from virginia on the northbound side of i-95. things are fine from dumfries as you head towards woodbridge and springfield. a live look one more time outside. this time in springfield. both the main and hov lanes are running smoothly. more traffic at 4:55. but first, a new prescreening check point at dulles airport could get you through security faster next time you fly. agents will scan the boarding pass of flyers looking to use the new check point. travelers can move through security while still wearing jackets and shoes. flyers may not have to pull out their liquids or laptops. dulles is the first airport in the country to use this risk- based check point. >> thank you, monika. >>> the u.s. military could be fighting a new battle. the bulge. a new report says it's getting harder to find eligible recruits who meet the physical standards of the u.s. armed forces. >> in fact, the problem is so
see you next. right now here's monika with timesaver traffic. >>> southbound on i-95 out of baltimore to the beltway packed here at route 100. things are looking great no issues to report as you head down to the beltway and over to college park. northbound 95 coming out of virginia looks good as well. back with more coming up in a few minutes at 4:47. back to the desk. >>> the time right now is 4:41. i like -- joking around with mike. today is a big day for mike hydeck. >> who cares? >> it's a big day for apple as well. in case you hadn't heard the iphone 5 hits store shelves in nine countries including the u.s. and canada today. now this is a look at the line outside of an apple store in claireen don. you can see people in their sleeping bags all set up. it's a phone -- we know that. apple's thinnest and fastest iphone yet has already broken sales records. preorders for the iphone 5 topped two million in just 24 hours and analysts expect the company to sell between five and eight million to have devices today alone. they warn some stores may have a fly shortage and some of us are get
's take a live look on 95 near route 100. things are looking good both directions of 95 between baltimore and washington. let's go back over to the maps, this time all the way to the other side of town. coming in from southern maryland, route 4, route 5, 301, brandywine, accokeek, oxon hill across the wilson bridge into alexandria. 95, 395, everything is good right now. let's take a live look one wore time. here's route -- one more time. here's route 50. no issues to the beltway or through cheverly. more coming up at 5:39. >>> a suspicious bag near train tracks shut down vre's train line to manassas during last night's rush hour. >> what was inside was very disturbing. 9news now reporter kristin fisher is live in manassas. she has the latest on the investigation. what about the tracks this morning, kristin? is it all set? >> reporter: the track is back open. in fact, the first vre train of the morning just left here about 15 minutes ago. tracks back open. service back to normal. commuters very happy about that. clearly after yesterday's big delays. but they still can't believe what was fo
valley, western maryland, 50s at southern maryland, 51 in prince frederick. 53 in baltimore here in washington. we have the partly cloudy conditions, looking outside on our michael and son weather camera, still about an hour and 12 minutes away from light. northwest winds at 5 the humidity at 67%. jacket sweatshirt weather. look at temperatures across the east. from chicago to detroit to buffalo this morning. fall making its presence felt. a couple of isolated showers, you see them in southern pennsylvania scattered across new york state here. a quiet morning and it is going to be a good day. again a patch of clouds this morning with us as we head toward lunch time. look mostly sunny skies should rule. if you have outdoor plans today it is going to be fantastic for that. monday evening looks good too. sun sets right about 7:00 now. we are going to have a nice, quiet night, open the windows, maybe not too far though. 40s and 50s, tomorrow looks god, a few clouds increasing, tomorrow night into wednesday. north and west of town, i think most of the action on wednesday stays up into
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